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CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
playing a key role in managing israel's overt campaign against iran's nuclear enrichment program. now, let get out on the stage the duo who will be arguing against tonight's resolution the world cannot tolerate iran with a nuclear capability vali nasr and fareed zakaria. [cheers and applause] vali nasr leads john hopkins school of international study, he is one of the world's top exerts in the political and social developments of iran. he is the author of two best- selling books. he sits on the state department's influential board and has served as a senior advisor as recently as 2011 for afghanistan and pakistan. ladies and gentlemen, dean vali nasr. [cheers and applause] now, when you think of provocative conversation on the big foreign policy challenge of the day you have to think about our next debater. his program on cnn is seen in over 200 countries worldwide but he's anything but a talking head on tv. he writes a column for "the washington post" and is the edit or "time" magazine. please welcome back to the munk debate stage journalist fareed zakaria. [cheers and applause] now we're
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
israel's overt and covert campaign against iran's nuclear enrichment program. now, let's get out on the stage the equally forbiddable duo who will be orging -- arguing. leading johns hopkins prestigious school. born in tehran one of the world's top experts on the political and social development of iran. and he's the author of two best selling books, the shia revival and democracy on the iran. served as a senior advisor recently as 2011 for afghanistan and pakistan to the late richard holbrook, former munk bedator. now, when you think of provocktiff conversation on the big foreign policy challenges of the day you have to think about our next debator. his flagship global affairs program on cnn is seen in over 200 countries worldwide. but he is anything but a talking head on cable tv. he writes a highly respected column for the "washington post" and is the editor at large of time magazine. his numerous best-selling books include the post american world and the future of freedom. now, we are just moments from getting our debate under way but before we hear opening statements once ag
CBS
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
of israel isolated in a a remnant of israel isolated in a distant land. you've managed to survive the holocaust, survive communism and now most of your $20 monthly pension must pay for medicine with only a few dollars left for food or electricity or heat or clothes. you're old and you're alone, you're left with nothing but painful memories and you wonder, does anyone care? (speaking russian) i wish god would be merciful and take me because it is better to die take me because it is better to die than to live like this. shalom. i'm rabbi yechiel eckstein of the international fellowship of christians and jews. i'm standing here in the ukraine in the former soviet union in an area called a shtetl. an old jewish village. i'd like to show what happened to the jewish community in the past but even more importantly i would like to show you what the jewish community is like today in the former soviet union. i think you will be surprised. announcer: a 100 years ago russia was the center of the jewish world with 5 to 6 million jews living there. although russia's largest ethnic group, most
FOX
Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
hagel's record is troubling on the nation of israel and not a friend to israel and in my view the united states should stand unshakable to israel and he is consistent with weakness with respect to the enemies and nation of iran. opposing sanctions over and over . the job of the secretary of defense is to be a serious credible strength and deterrent and unfortunately, i think weakness in a secretary of defense invites conflict, because bullies don't respect weakness. >> john: what is the problem with hagel on the respect of israel. >> guest: on israel he repeatedly opposed israel and placed all of the blame on israel in dispute after dispute and in fact publicly said u.s. policy is dependent on what he called the israel lobby that is a term that doesn't reflect the realities of the strong national security interest in maintaining that alliance. >> john: that statement was to aaron david miller former u.s. diplomat. here's what he said to david aaron miller regarding israel. much too promised land. he said that people in capitol hill and i am paraphrasing here. people on capitol hill are a
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
much for your thoughts today. appreciate your time. >> a big election coming up in israel, what it means for them and for us, straight ahead. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. before you begin an aspirin regimen. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >> israel will hold crucial elections january 22. benjamin netanyahu facing perhaps the political fight of his life. itali bennett is a rise -- nast ali bennett is a rising force. and the conflict with the palestinians, with no sign of ending. what is the impact of the election on those of us here in the united states. we have the deputy speaker of the israeli knesset and a member of the liku
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
of defense towards the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, that israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization, terrorist group that lobs thousands of rockets into israel, he also was one of 12 senators who refused to sign a letter to the european union trying to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. >> reporter: he has had some controversial views within his party. now, on the democratic side today, we have heard from illinois senator dick durbin who had some kinder words about hagel in "state of the union." let's listen to that. >> chuck hagel was a republican senator from nebraska, a decorated veteran of the vietnam war, a person who has a resume that includes service on the foreign relations committee as well as the intelligence committee. yes, he is a serious candidate, if the president chooses to name him. >> reporter: so we know the president is planning to name him tomorrow. you heard senator durbin say a serious candidate. he may be a serious candidate but certainly going to be
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
sanctions on iran, a country dedicated to israel's extinction. instead he favored direct negotiations, viewpoints not at odds with but to the left of president obama. hagel also supported negotiations with hamas, a u.s.-designated terrorist group, and he said a lot of things criticized as insufficiently supportive of israel, a longtime and strong u.s. ally. in his 2008 book "the much too promised land," middle east analyst aaron david miller quoted hagel saying the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here, but i'm a united states senator. i'm not an israeli senator. hagel supported the pentagon's old don't ask, don't tell policy governing gays in the military, and in 1998 said of president clinton's openly gay nominee to be ambassador of luxembourg, quote, i think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay -- openly air, gressively gay like mr. hormel -- to do an effective job. last month more than 14 years later hagel apologized for those comments. mr. hormel said he was skeptical. if mr. hagel is nominated set your tivo for the hearings. senator lindsey graham is here next on hage
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 11:00am PST
of israel. he has not been a friend to israel and in my view the united states should stand unshakeably with the nation of israel and he has consistently advocated weakness with respect to our enemies. with respect to the nation of iran he has opposed sanctions over and over again and the job of the secretary of defense is to b be a serious credible strength and deterrent and unfortunately i think weakness in a secretary of defense invites conflict because bullies don't respect weakness. the problem withb lem with hagel on the issue of israel? >> he has rehe peteedly placed all of the blame on israel in dispute after dispute and dispute and in fact publicly said u.s. policy is dependent on what he calls the israel lobby which is a pejorative term that i think does not reflect the realities of the strong u.s. national security interest in maintaining that alliance. >> that statement that he made was to aaron david miller a former u.s. diplomat. i was going to save this for the panel but maybe we could bring it up now. here is what he said regarding i israel and it was quoted in his new b
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
he thinks of israel then i asked other world leaders what they think about him. >> looking live at new york, home of the united nations. world leaders from 193 countries are gathering for the annual meeting of the general assembly. president mahmoud ahmadinejad will address the meeting. he had blistering words for israel today. you have been condemned for vociferously in america for a comment that you are said to have made that you want israel to be wiped off the map. wiped off the face of the earth. there have been many interpretations of what you said. you disputed the meaning that was then translated from the original farsi. let me give you the opportunity to say exactly what you did say and say exactly what you did mean. >> translator: we have been condemned in the united states for many things. for having deposed a dictator with a revolution. very having sought free elections. for not allowing our oil and national treasure to leave our country freely. and for having stood up to very dangerous terrorists in the region, for having stood up against saddam hussein. who enjoyed
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
on israel are a hot topic. >> whoever is nominated for secretary of defense is going to have to have a full understanding of our close relationship with our israeli allies, the iranian threat and the importance of having a robust military. whoever that is, i think will be given a thorough vetting and if hagel is nominated he will be subjected to the same kinds of review of his credentials as anyone else. >> this is in your face nomination by the president to all of us who are supportive of israel. i don't know what his management experience is regarding pentagon little if any. so i think its controversial choice. >> jamie: would hagel survive a senate hearing? let's bring in ron bongene and margie o'meara. great to see both of you. it seems like both sides of the aisle agree that senator hagel can get a fair hearing but why is he best choice from democrats point of view? >> i think it's a strong choice from a really united american point of view. he earned two purple hearts. he is a republican senator who has not been part of the partisan bickering that people have grown to hate here. he ha
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
to the israel lobby, he has come under fire from the left, or some -- anti-gay comments, perceived that way by a lot of people. does that make a potential confirmation battle even more difficult for him. >> you are killed by a thousand cuts, politically, or businesswise. obviously, you pointed out two or three cuts, if there will be more, it will be difficult. it will be a difficult nomination to be confirmed. but we will have to wait and see. i can't predict, as i said. but obviously, it will be probably some people say, tough going. >> he has a reputation, correct me if i am wrong, as an iconoclast. some have said the controversial comments may be him pushing the envelope of outside-the-box thinking. is that a rationalization for the comments he has made? >> probably so. you have to remember he is a combat veteran. he was in the reagan cabinet. he was a deputy secretary of veterans afairks i believe. he -- affairs, i believe. he has been a two-term senator. served on the intelligence committee with me. he served on the banking committee. he has been around. he understands the system. will
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
sunday on the sunday shows concerned about his past views on key issues, including israel. >> chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, that israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization terrorist group that lobs thousands of rockets into israel, he was one of 12 senators that refused to sign a letter to the european union trying to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. >> chuck hagel's past statements and votes on iran and afghanistan are will go coming in fon congressional criticism. >> i am disappoint the president has nominated mr. hagel. i would urge the senate to oppose that. he came out against the surge the week i returned from iraq in 2006. the war couldn't be won. no one told us that when we were fighting it in 2006. he delayed emergency funding for the troops in 2007. even after the surge completed in 2008, he said it wasn't because of the troops addition. >> let's t
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 12:40am EST
its population. it is taunting israel and its neighbors and supports terrorism. when we think about decisions about iran, we also have to know that every decision has a context. the context of the following, that iran is not the only issue in the region. we are seeing a middle east that is falling apart all across the board. from tunisia, libya, egypt, bahrain, it is becoming unstable. we are seeing extremism. we are seeing a major shift in this region. we are not dealing with iran in a vacuum. the decisions we make have to be decisions for the region. we are dealing with a united states that is tired of war. it has not gone well in the two big wars it conducted in the middle east. it spent trillions of dollars, a lot of mud and -- blood and treasure. it is very clear that the americans are more interested in nationbuilding at home. these are important context to bear in mind. hopefully the iranian regime will change. hopefully, the administration will take diplomacy very seriously. or that sanctions really change the koran and governments mind and they change course -- the iranian
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
an arduous confirmation. if these really are president obama's own personal views on how to deal with israel, what to do about the iranian nuclear weapons program or what not to do about it, i think that's very, very troubling and a marker of what the next four years will look like. >> the one that seems of most concern to americans is chuck hagels former position, maybe president obama's position, on israel. >> right. i think hagel has said really remarkable things, things that i think frankly border on outright anti-semitism so that's going to be a major subject of his confirmation hearing. maybe we'll see what used to be called a confirmation conversion where he attempts to recant those statements. he's done that on another subject, his view of gays and lesbians in public life. he says he has changed his view. he certainly hadn't said anything on that until just before his apparent nomination. so whether he sticks by what he said publicly or whether he recants is going to make for interest confirmation hearing. >> one of the things that leon panetta brought to the post and still does is t
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
of your colleagues have come out against his appointment saying he's not sufficiently supportive of israel or tough enough on iran among other issues. do you share their concerns? >> well, i'm going to take a look at all the things that chuck has said over the years and review that and in terms of his qualifications to lead our nation's military. >> but do you still believe he has the stature on foreign policy and national security to be secretary of defense? >> well, he certainly has been outspoken in foreign policy and defense over the years. the question we will be answering if he's the nominee is do his views make sense for that particular job? i think he ought to be given a fair hearing like any other nominee, and he will be. >> but you still have an open mind? >> i'm going to wait and see how the hearings go and see whether chuck's views square with the job he would be nominated to do. >> finally on the issue of guns, clear that the president wants to move fast on the issue of gun control coming out of the sandy hook shooting. vice president biden's task force is likely to make recom
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
. will israel bomb iran and will the euro zone finally break apart? >>> then the fiscal cliff. the view from across the pond. how did our political process look from a perch overseas and what will it all mean for the u.s. economy and the global economy? >>> also, will this be india's awakening? the nation confronts its own dark corners after a despicable deadly act. i'll look at some parallels with america's recent tragic school shooting. >>> first, here's my take. the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is a small victory for sanity, but what it says about the future is somewhat bleak. washington will probably lurch from crisis to crisis kicking problems forward and placing band aids small solutions on those it does address. there will likely be no large-scale initiative on entitlement reform, energy policy, probably even immigration reform and this is the real worry. because beyond the self-inflicted crisis of the cliff and the forthcoming debt ceiling, the united states faces a much deeper challenge. for more than a decade now, for many decades by some measures, america's growth rates have slo
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
of defense secretary and the white house has lined up high profile backers to defend his record on israel. >> he has been over the course of the long career in public service a supporter of the state of us israel and it's requirements. >> president obama told nbc news last week he sees nothing to disqualify hagle. shannon. >> a powerful earthquake off the coast of alaska. it was just west of craig, alaska sparking the tsunami warning for hundreds of miles of coastline. but it was cancelled after the warning center said the waves generated were too small to be a threat. still the quake caused about 15 minutes ever panic, sending people to highest ground. some say it's the strongest earthquake they have felt in a decade. and it could take until the spring to remove a grounded oil rigging ship near an alaskan island. the fury of the winter is going to make removing the rig very difficult. shell barge ran aground monday during a fierce storm. more than 600 working on its recovery. dominique is following the story from los angeles. dominic. >> shell is saying tonight it doesn't plan on removin
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 12:30pm PST
for both sides of the aisle with his positions on israel and iran. more in the developing newscast. >> gregg: hello. i'm gregg jarrett. glad you are with us, welcome to a brand-new hour. >> jamie: i'm surprised. i'm jamie colby. great to have you here, too. topping the news this hour, brand-new battle on congressional leaders take to the airwaves with different ideas thousand solve the massive debt crisis. our political panel has fair and balanced debate ahead. >> gregg: caught on tape, a massive brawl involving 200 teenagers and rather unfortunate shoppers and salespeople caught in the middle. >> jamie: plus disgraced cyclist lance armstrong our legal panel weighs if the new reports are true that a public apology from armstrong are coming. >> gregg: new backlash on gun shows after the deaths of 20 children and six adults at sandy hook elementary school last month renewing that gun control debate. now, we are hearing from law abiding gun owners that are deeply concerned about their second amendment rights. >> the 80 million plus gun owners of america are concerned that because of t
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
secretary and the white house has lined up high profile backers to defend hagel's record on israel. >> he has been over the course of a long career in public service a supporter of the state of israel and its security requirements. >> reporter: president obama told nbc news last weekend he sees, quote, nothing to disqualify hagel. in washington, james rosen, fox news. >>> there is the battle over whether to raise the debt ceiling again. right now, it is set at $16.4 trillion. you might remember, there was a fight over whether to set it that high. in february, congress will have to decide again whether to raise it. it's a decision that essentially covers money already spent. >> something i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they have already racked up. if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. >> the president and the democrats controlling washington repeatedly refuse to take any meaningful steps to make washington live within its me
LINKTV
Jan 6, 2013 5:30am PST
coast of egypt, we saw rain pushing through the last couple days. it is going to the east. israel has seen over 80 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. the rain will continue. we're talking about parts of lebanon and syria seeing heavy rain. snow be a problem in the higher elevations. benghazi, 18 degrees. tripoli, 17 degrees. i want to take youthursday at 9. >> the top stories on al jazeera. the syrian president has offered a wide-ranging peace plan. he laid out a proposal including a reconciliation conference, a new constitution, and a new government. the australian -- a start has killed 16 people in pakistan. three taliban hideouts were targeted. reports from northern are less safe shots were fired at police. loyalists fought with officers in east belfast over the city council decision to stop flying the british union five-year round. the egyptian president has sworn in a new cabinet aimed at fixing the faltering economy. morsi has been under pressure to arrive sliding value of the currency. talk us through the changes that have been made. >> we have seen 10 new ministers brought in, t
LINKTV
Jan 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
for the rally after the deadlock in peace talks between baasbbas' administration and israel narrowed the distance between factions. >> the holiday season may be over for many humans, but for some zoo animals, christmas began on friday. elephants in the berlin's zoo were served as mistry's for lunch -- elephants in berlin's zoo were served christmas trees for lunch. zookeepers say they relish the treat. that concludes our review of the week'
PBS
Jan 6, 2013 12:30pm PST
chuck hegel's relationship with israel. i see no evidence of it, but there is a public strain their being discussed. that has to be dealt with. >> i know this is a political show, but i'm not leaving this chair without a word about rg3. >> we've got to win. that's all that matters. when it is on the line, the redskins will step up. >> revenue griffin iii, there are "quarterback, leading the redskins to clinch the nfc title. a scholar and an athlete on the dean's list at baylor. >> i'm impressed. 97% of notre dame players graduate with a degree, the highest in the nation, higher than stanford or do, and their number one in the polls. rg3, both of his parents are enlisted army career. he is not only will spoken but he has been an exemplar for this community and he is terrific on appeal. >> we could use something like him in government. charles. >> of iran for president right now, he would do rather well. there is no opening for three and a half years. >> i wish the redskins had a few more defenders. every time they have a weakness exposed, my heart sinks that he will be hurt. >>
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
fight, some conservatives and pro-israel
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am EST
. guest;: gcritics of hagel have thinkery pro-israel, who he is not sufficiently committed to israel. another group thinks he has not drawn hard enough lines against iran and its nuclear program. others think he is too soft on a rant -- on iran. as come from a moderate, realist wing of the republican party, -- he does come from a moderate, realist wing of the republican party. brent go kroft -- brent scowcroft has come out in support of hagel. it is realist and it is cautious. that probably comports with the obama doctrine he -- we have talked about. we need to be cautious about overextending ourselves. i think chuck hagel will be commensurate with that view. host: and syria? caller: i feel like they base what they say based on substantiated evidence. on syria, why is it that we -- they have written that 50% of the syrian people support assad. they have written about egypt. i think it was egypt, saudi arabia, turkey, and iran trying to form a group to communicate with assad. host: who is "they"? caller: syria, egypt, saudi arabia -- it was iran and turkey would sit down with assad ab
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
graham's concerns, to some past comments that chuck hagel had made about israel. he referred to the jewish lobby that offended some in that community in 19 -- i guess it was in 2006. i should note, here was mitch mcconnell, the senate minority leader, speaking about the very topic today on "meet the press." >> i think he will be subjected to the same kinds of oversight hearings that any nominee for such an important position would expect. and his views with regard to israel, for example, and iran, and all the other positions that he's taken over the years will be, i think, very much a matter of discussion during the confirmation process. i think it would be a the lot of tough questions of senator hagel, but he'll be treated fairly by republicans in the senate. >> reporter: the president was asked specifically about chuck hagel last week by david gregory on "meet the press." he referred to hagel as a patriot and said, he has done extraordinary work in the senate and on an intelligence advisory committee. alex? >> hey, peter, just a quick question. are you ready for your office
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
about seven or eight years ago when he referred to the jewish lobby as opposed to the pro israel lobby. senator lindsey graham described this as if it happens to be an in your face nomination. >> we will check back with you later. >>> let's get back to the issue of raising the nation's debt limit. lindsey graham pretty much stated the republican position today. >> if you raise the debt ceiling by a dollar you should cut spending by a dollar that is the way to go forward. >> president obama insists he will not compromise raising the debt ceiling and said any future efforts to reduce the deficit must include a combination of higher revenues and spending cuts. joining me to talk about it jake sherman. senior editor for the new republic. noam wrote a book called "the escape artist." the president has declared that he will not negotiate over whether to raise the debt limit. why don't you believe him? >> well, i don't believe him for sort of practical reasons and partly for the history of his negotiating style. the practical reason is we have a couple of things coming up that he is clearly g
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
supportive of israel. he had objected to sanctions against iran and instead wanted direct negotiations. he made some remarks seen as anti-gay. he's since apologized, but he made them like eight, nine, ten years ago and apologized a couple weeks ago so there's questions there. a lot out there. when you're a senator, you say a lot of stuff and cast a lot of votes and it's mostly republicans. this is something that on paper looks like here's a bipartisan thing. i'm going to put a republican in the defense department which is a democratic president's favorite place to put a republican, and it's the republicans objecting, but on hagel's support for israel there's also some democrats who say i have a lot of tough questions. again, whether tough questions --ful president makes this nomination, whether tough questions turn into you know a resistance path i don't think we'll know but they will be really interesting hearings. >> they certainly will be. we spoke with congressman engel yesterday, and he also weighed in on that as well. let's talk about since you mentioned the republicans, are they wil
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
of israel and now happy to take arab money because al jazeera is financed in part by the government of kutar and he will make an estimated $70 million on the deal according to the news. what is your take on these allegations and hypocrisy? >> this is a great business story, not a moral story. this is a story on how kr capitalism has captured american capitalism. al gore was able to get current tv on the air and able to get it on with extremely favorable contracts because he was the former vice president. and because, as the former vice president, he might be able to do favors for people like, say, rupert murdoch, who at dish tv aqueous to a favorable deal for current tv and according to an excellent reporter in "new york times" actually helped gore get capital to launch current tv. now, you see time warner cable wants to renegotiate a deal before it's going to let al jazeera take over the current tv channel. again, it's being couched as some sor some sort of moral conflict. this is a conflict about price, not vuirtue. >> time warner cable which is not affiluted with time warner already said
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
of captivity to israel where it was kind of a rip van winkle drama. it dealt with substantially the idea of what is the price of a returning soldier who has been in captivity and something that was specific to that country and to that culture. and when it came our way, alex and i who is my writing partner on it and he runs the show, knew that was going to be a -- it was not something that would be relevant in the way it was presented in his original it ration. >> it's a very culturally resonant story in israel and everyone has a personal connection to the idea of p.o.w.'s and people missing. here guys knew it would be an anomaly if we found a soldier suddenly alive in afghanistan or iraq. so i think it was the anomalous nature of it that led them to this story. >> what was amazing to us and what was relevant is the idea that nowhere on american television had a returning soldier returning from war been portrayed. and obviously in very circumstances in the case of our character, but that was something that really interested us but it felt like a good way to dramatize a lot of the question
FOX Business
Jan 6, 2013 1:30am EST
't think al-jazeera is a particularly friendly network to the state of israel, to put it mildly. ionder if he gave that any thought whatsoever. at the end of the day politicians are all about money the same as everybody else. >> neil: adam? >> i'm sorry, i just can't-- i can't line up behind the i hate al gore flag. i will say where i agree with you neil-- >> i didn't say i hate him. >> neil: i admire his evil, despicable-- >> refuse to criticize, i refuse to criticize mitt romney's, the bain capital's private equity investment as being business investments, i'm not going to criticize al gore's busines investment here either nor do i think we should be criticizing a capitalist for trying to make money or tax-advantaged money here. he's not-- >> adam, do you remember how he railed against george bush at the time promising big tax cuts and how he thought that they would be unfair and how he thought that they would be tilted in favor of the rich and how he felt that they would do squat for the economy and then many years later he's trying to rush in a deal before those very tax cuts that h
FOX
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
for him to step down. >>> israel's prime minister is calling for a fortified fence on syria. these are mortar rounds that were fired in november. netanyahu said they need the fence and jihad forces have moved in. and they are concerned about the chemical weapons. >>> unsung hero of the iran hostage crisis has died. >> i told him that we were expecting guests and invited him over. >> family members say john shear don passed away after battling alzheimer's disease for several years. the former canadian diplomat hid four u.s. embassy workers in his home during the 1979 iran hostage crisis. their rescue is depicted in the film argo, ben affleck apologized for leaving him out of the film. in an interview this week. he said he was fully aware of his heroism and unable to include him due to time constraints. another canadian diplomat who hid two other americans was portrayed in the movie. >>> stanley mcchrystal is speaking out about the incident that led to his resignation. he said his decision to resign was his alone. he said he takes responsibility for the remarks in the rolling
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
and will be and to get things going i have seen you put in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we want to congratulate you and all of our italian american community as we kickoff the year of italian culture in the united states and we look forward to joining hands with you to make it as successful as possible. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> all right. and please consider me one of "us". >> thank you very much. and bona tale. i asked senator leno how do you think they say happy chanukkah in italian? and he said mozel tough and i am glad to be here and i am proud to be an italian american and it's been an important part of my identity. i believe i have the soul in my heart. [applause] . so there you are. and i remember my grandfather saying when he came over on the boat he was told the streets of america were paved with gold and found out there were no streets and he had to do the paving, and i think the strongest part of our culture is "the fami
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
american israel. it is where you go when there is an unforts gnat -- unfortunate event and you want to make things better. >> do you ever see these petitions leading to real action, or is it just something to talk about on late night shows while hosted by really land so many, but often small talk show hosts? >> is pier short? i didn't know that. >> not all the time. >> i can swell up to 5 foot 6. >> in my 10 years i have seen many federal court judge reis viewing these on-line petitions to have someone deported from this country for no legal basis. not exactly the way it is done. i have seen people supported for less. >> it is a token. >> he has to do something that violates the federal laws and gives a justification to havete. >> they don't need to talk about the deportation. they can talk about rendition. >> i have a solution. why don't we take him off the air? >> that's sensorship. his ratings are huge. >> your family has been trying to deport you for years. how many signatures do they have? >> that's the problem. i was raised in skid row. most of our neighbors can't spell. as for piers,
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 4:00am PST
. a lot of democrats have questions about chuck hagel on his support for israel and firm opposition for republicans. if the president goes forward, he is in for a real fight, likely to get him through but not going to be easy. >> a lot of big fights. this morning we're hearing they're gearing up to take over the nra over gun control in newtown. >> right now he has the public on his side but knows he has to move quickly. that's why vice president biden will report back likely before the president's inaugural on january 20th with his package of recommendations. much broader than simply gun control. also look at mental health issues and look at violence in the media. right now there's going to be a lot of resistance in the senate but they're going to look at things the president can do on his own through executive orders so they get something through. >> george stephanopoulos, thank you. and george has a big show this morning. his guest, key player in the fiscal cliff deal that just passed, the senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. "this week" with george stephanopoulos coming up. >>
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
're talking about. which supports the government. even when it's a weak parliamentary system, italy or israel, the coalition collapses and everybody has another vote. pulling it together, checks and balances are an amazing bulwark, the system of strength of the united states. but when you have both ends of pennsylvania avenue at each other's throats, hammering out disagreements, it's just about impossible. >> q&a and you, i want to know if you think embarrassment that's the fiscal cliff mess could happen in another country. tweet me. coming up, why december december's job numbers prove another economic renaissance is on the horizon, if washington doesn't mess things up. yeah. don't say it. so you know what it is, right? yeah, yeah, don't. that's a lot of dough! ♪ [ male announcer ] switch and you could save $480 bucks with state farm. she also likes to ride her bike. she knows the potential for making or losing money can pop up anytime. that's why she trades with the leader in mobile trading. so she's always ready to take action, no matter how wily... or weird... or wonderfully the market's
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
others with his stands on israel and iran and gay rights don't like comments he made about a gay diplomat in the pass >> police aren't sure what touched off a deadly shooting rampage earlier today. this is a scene at the a townhome where the suspected gunman barricaded himself in aurora. a hostage negotiators was brought in. when it was over four people were dead, including the suspect. six months ago another gunman opened fire inside en aurora movie theater, killing dozens of people. now back to huckabee. >> in 1986 this woman was walking to work in new york. she passed an 11-year-old boy named maurice who said he was hungry and he asked her for money to buy food. she kept walking but then stopped and walked back to morris and offered to take him to mcdonalds for a burger. his mom was on drug and his dad in a street gaining. she knew he needed more than just a meal that afternoon. for the next four years they met every monday for lunch and today, after 26 years, they consider each other family. their story is told in a remarkable new book called the invisible thread. one welcome laura an
CW
Jan 6, 2013 8:30am PST
to his views on iran and israel. gay rights organizations are concerned about disparaging comments he made about a gay former diplomate. >>> another battle looming on the nation's best. >> that sounds like deja vu all over again. president obama says raising the debt ceiling needs to be done in order to avoid a government default and he wants congress to solve that problem. but he says he's not going to be pulled into a debate about it this year. republicans, however, may want to fight. they may tie the debt ceiling to spending cuts if they haven't -- that they haven't gotten so far. they see it as an opening and going to happen at the end of february when the debt limit comes up along with mandatory reductions in spending. >>> the fiscal cliff tug-of-war ends with pork, a lot of it. >>> plus big brother on the bus? how many muni plans to keep a close eye on its riders in the coming year. >>> a new push to stop mass shootings and the stockpiling of ammo. our conversation with congresswoman nancy skinner coming up next. [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the t
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
that any nominee for such an important position would expect. and his views with regard to israel, for example, and iran and all of the other positions that he's taken over the years will be, you know, i think very much a matter of discussion during the confirmation process. >> so you're not predicting smooth sailing for chuck hagel? >> i think it will be a lot of tough questions of senator hagel, but he'll be treated fairly by republicans in the senate. >> as you know, i spend the holidays in kentucky, your home state, and i know full well there's a much different view of gun regulation in your state than in other parts of the country. never ttheles nevertheless, the president appears to be ready to push forward to a more comprehensive package dealing with mental health. have your views changed? are you willing to entertain the idea of new gun regulation? >> i think we need to see what the vice president's group comes up with, what their recommendations are. there will be plenty of time to take a look at the recommendations once they come forward. what's going to dominate washing
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
in the past. he's seen by some people as being anti-israel because of something he said to former diplomate aaron david miller for his book "much too promised land" he says there are a lot of people on capitol hill afraid of the israeli lobby while's a u.s. senator not an israeli senator. it's interesting to note though that aaronr came out in an article foreign policy magazine saying being misconstrued not anti-semmite. >> you mentioned the right and look from the left, you've got some gay and lesbian organizations coming out because of comments that chuck hagel, and pushing president obama away from him. >> and the ambassador to luxembourg openly aggressively gay and did he kind of an apology tour on capitol hill just as his name was surfacing. he wasn't the nominee, and susan rice made the rounds of capitol hill before her name was close to nomination and found sob unacceptable. he apologized, but many gay rights groups don't believe it, and say he's not sincere. and from the left and right. if his name comes up for nomination in the confirmation hearing. >> tucker: so, john, the campaig
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 2:00am EST
was asked to update the committee on policy with syria and israel and the implications of the european union embargo on u.k. policy. this is about an hour and 10 minutes. >> foreign secretary, may we welcome you to export controls once again. foreign secretary, i am going to start with a question on the foreign arms aid treaty which i gave advance notice in the debate last week. in the debate, i stated the principle of consensus while maybe helpful in getting negotiations under way, that does not always proved to be the case. the principle consensus is not getting talks under way at all. in the context of the arms trade treaty, the history of consensus is that it is the kiss of death if one is trying to reach an agreement on a big multilateral, multi national agreement. we would not have the land mines convention, we would not have the class of ammunitions convention and so on. the question i would like to put to you is this. if the march negotiations failed -- if they fail and you told us they would be governed by the consensus principle, what the british government be willing to state that
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